Moorpark baseball players react to shutdown with 4.0 GPA


“Control what you can control” is the advice many high school coaches gave their athletes during the 10-month practice sports shutdown in California, and the baseball players at Moorpark High seem to have followed the leadership of this. coach Scott Fullerton based on their outstanding academic record. from the fall semester.

Thirteen college baseball players have GPAs of 4.0 or higher. Forty-one players in the entire program had GPAs of 3.5 or higher.

Pitcher Nick Sweet led the way, whose cumulative GPA of 5.0 includes A grades in advanced placement classes.

“I assure you that with the AP courses they don’t dilute anything,” Fullerton said. “We are trying to teach children that they are not in control of what is going on. They control their response.

The Moorpark players were training together ahead of the winter break, and Fullerton is hoping the baseball season comes this spring.

“If they give us the green light in March, there is a chance,” he said. “We have to be ready. We do all this preparation if that’s the case. The kids were fantastic.


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